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TITLE 6. DISTRICTS [58000 - 62262]

  ( Title 6 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331. )

DIVISION 3. COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICTS [61000 - 61250]

  ( Division 3 repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. )

PART 3. PURPOSES, SERVICES, AND FACILITIES [61100 - 61226.5]

  ( Part 3 repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 3. Alternative Revenues [61120 - 61124]
  ( Chapter 3 repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. )

61120.
  

Whenever the board of directors determines that the amount of revenue available to the district or any of its zones is inadequate to meet the costs of operating and maintaining the facilities, programs, and services authorized by this division, the board of directors may raise revenues pursuant to this chapter or any other provision of law.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2006.)

61121.
  

A district may levy special taxes pursuant to:

(a) Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 50075) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 1 of Title 5. The special taxes shall be applied uniformly to all taxpayers or all real property within the district, except that unimproved property may be taxed at a lower rate than improved property.

(b) The Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982, Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 53311) of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2006.)

61122.
  

A district may levy benefit assessments for operations and maintenance consistent with the requirements of Article XIII D of the California Constitution, including, but not limited to, benefit assessments levied pursuant to any of the following:

(a) The Improvement Act of 1911, Division 7 (commencing with Section 5000) of the Streets and Highways Code.

(b) The Improvement Bond Act of 1915, Division 10 (commencing with Section 8500) of the Streets and Highways Code.

(c) The Municipal Improvement Act of 1913, Division 12 (commencing with Section 10000) of the Streets and Highways Code.

(d) The Landscaping and Lighting Assessment Act of 1972, Part 2 (commencing with Section 22500) of Division 15 of the Streets and Highways Code, notwithstanding Section 22501 of the Streets and Highways Code.

(e) Any other statutory authorization enacted on or after January 1, 2006.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2006.)

61123.
  

(a) A board of directors may charge a fee to cover the cost of any service which the district provides or the cost of enforcing any regulation for which the fee is charged. No fee shall exceed the costs reasonably borne by the district in providing the service or enforcing the regulation for which the fee is charged.

(b) Before imposing or increasing any fee for property-related services, a board of directors shall follow the procedures in Section 6 of Article XIII D of the California Constitution.

(c) A board of directors may charge residents or taxpayers of the district a fee authorized by this section that is less than the fee which it charges nonresidents or nontaxpayers.

(d) A board of directors may authorize district employees to waive the payment, in whole or in part, of a fee authorized by this section when the board of directors determines that payment would not be in the public interest. Before authorizing any waiver, a board of directors shall adopt a resolution that specifies the policies and procedures governing waivers.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2006.)

61124.
  

(a) A district may charge standby charges for water, sewer, or water and sewer services pursuant to the Uniform Standby Charge Procedures Act, Chapter 12.4 (commencing with Section 54984) of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5.

(b) If the procedures set forth in the former Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 61750) of the former Part 6 of the former Division 1 as it read at the time a standby charge was established were followed, the district may, by resolution, continue to collect the charge in successive years at the same rate from parcels within the district to which water or sewers are made available for any purpose by the district, whether the water or sewers are actually used or not. If new, increased, or extended assessments are proposed, the district shall comply with the notice, protest, and hearing procedures in Section 53753.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 27, Sec. 10. Effective January 1, 2008.)

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